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13.07.2020

“In June, the US National Security Council was due to consider a draft decision on the revision of some elements of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). In particular, Washington wants to remove heavy attack and reconnaissance drones from the MTCR control list, which will allow American companies to supply them to “unstable” countries as well. The military-industrial complex is lobbying removal of some restrictions from the USA the most actively, and although no final decision on this issue has been reported, the consequences of such a step can be significant: the entire regime of international export control may be jeopardized” - this is the leitmotiv of the 524th issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

10.07.2020

The article analyzes NATO nuclear sharing arrangements and examines the history of the concept of nuclear sharing, based on archival documents, and its practical implementation at the present stage. The authors pay special attention to the positions of the countries in whose territory American tactical nuclear weapons are stored, as well as to the speeches of countries against nuclear sharing at the PrepComs of the Review Conference. In conclusion, recommendations for Russia in working on this issue are voiced.

09.07.2020

“Training in the morning frees rest of the day - this is our general rule,” – Irina Mironova, senior specialist at Gazprom, senior lecturer of international programs at European University at St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kovchegin, independent consultant.

The Nuclear Suppliers Group: Why and How It Was Created,1974-1978. (2000)

_27.gifThis book is part of the PIR research project «Sensitive Exports and Export Control in Russia» implemented by the Center since 1997. The book contains a variety of new facts concerning the history of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, as well as gives a thorough analysis of certain unique documents. Amb. Timerbaev, Russia's top expert in the area of nuclear nonproliferation, focused in this work on the history of the NSG establishment, its key documents (above all, the Guidelines for Nuclear Transfers), and the problem of full-scope safeguards application. Particular emphasis has been placed on assessing Soviet legislation after the adoption of the Guidelines.

Author of the book - PIR Executive Council Chair and Senior Advisor Dr. Roland Timerbaev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (ret.). In 1974-1978, as a top-ranking member of the Soviet delegation, Roland Timerbaev participated in the negotiations to set up the NSG.

 

The complete version of "The Nuclear Suppliers Group: Why and How It Was Created (1974-1978)".

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